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An urgent examination of how the political, economic and social volatility in Europe will affect the world.
This book is about the EU's role in conflict resolution and reconciliation in Europe. It examines critically important cases: the exemplary process of the Franco-German reconciliation during the 1950s, the EU's involvement in reconstructing peace in Northern Ireland, the conflict in Cyprus, and Kosovo's independence. -- .
The UK's Brexit vote in 2016 and the inconclusive general election just 12 months later have unleashed a wave of chaos and uncertainty - on the eve of formal negotiations with the EU.
This book tells the story of the EU Global Strategy EUGS. This book reflects this hybrid nature: while written by and for scholars, it is not a classic scholarly work, but will appeal to anyone wishing to learn more about the EUGS and European foreign policy more broadly.
* Why is the EU so reliant upon exchanges with interest organisations?* What safeguards have been developed to prevent capture by special interests, and how effective are these?* How does the EU system of interest representation compare with those of other systems, and what are its unique features?The fully revised...
By Tim Shipman
SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2017 #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER `The best political book of the year' Andrew Marr `A superb work of storytelling and reporting. Sets new benchmark for the writing of contemporary political history' Guardian The only book to tell the full story of how and why Britain...